The Russian Ministry of Interior announced a contract for research on obtaining information about Tor users and their systems
At least two browser extensions can stop the tracking method, which was in wide use earlier this year
The anonymity software's developers believe they've identified the problem
The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper
The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool
One feature aims to stop tracking tied to clicking the Facebook 'like' on outside sites
The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account
Edward Snowden has some plans for the future and they include making privacy and encryption tools easier to use.
It's not just dissidents looking for anoymous email, but everyday people who'd rather not reveal their true identity.
Carefully monitoring permissions when installing an app is the best way to safeguard your privacy and pocketbook.